Bushcraft experience days

Family and friends bushcraft experience day

Our fun bushcraft day will ensure you leave enthused and encouraged with a real appreciation for simple living skills and the outdoors as a whole. 

About the day: 

Set up camp for the day in our on-site woodland area where our expert instructors will be on-hand while you to have the opportunity to:  

  • Select ideal materials for shelter building and construct your own 
  • Have a go at fire lighting and toasting marshmallows after being shown various methods of establishing a lasting fire 
  • Make your own natural cordage from a variety of fibres and learn ways in which this could be used in an outdoor environment  
  • Head on a wild walk to learn about useful plants and food sources in their natural environment 

Available dates and prices:

  • Sunday 17th September
  • Saturday 23rd September 

£20 per adult/per day (16 years and over) and £15 per child/per day (5-15 years old) 

Pre-booking for these dates is essential. Please complete the below booking form and return it to leagreen.admin@derbyshire.gov.uk 

If you have any queries, please call our team on 01629 534561  

Important information:

The days will run from 10am to 4pm. The minimum age is 5 years old. Please be aware that under 16 year olds need to be accompanied by an adult. Programme is subject to seasonal variations. Please dress accordingly to the weather on the day as all activities are outdoors. You can view our online kit list here. Hot drinks will be provided along with biscuits, please bring your own packed lunch. If anyone in your group has a particular area of interest they would like to cover during the day, please mention to the instructor who will look to include it in the programme.